Director, Supply Chain, Bioscience, & Advanced Manufacturing, Metro Atlanta Chamber
Ben Harris serves as Director, Supply Chain, Advanced Manufacturing & Bioscience at the Metro Atlanta Chamber where he is responsible for enhancing metro Atlanta’s efforts to recruit, retain and expand companies and investment within these ecosystems. Prior to joining the Chamber, Ben was Senior Manager, Market Development for Manhattan Associates. There, Ben was responsible for developing Manhattan’s sales pipeline and overall Americas supply chain marketing strategy. Ben oversaw market positioning, messaging and campaign execution to build awareness and drive new pipeline growth. Before joining Manhattan Associates, Ben spent four years with the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Center of Innovation for Logistics where he played a key role in establishing the Center as a go-to industry resource for information, support, partnership building, and investment development. Additionally, he became a key SME for many logistics and supply chain-focused projects. Ben began his career at Page International, Inc. where he drove continuous improvement in complex global supply chain operations for a wide variety of businesses and Fortune 500 companies. An APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), Ben holds an Executive Master’s degree in Business Administration (EMBA) and bachelor’s degree in International Business (BBA) from the Terry College at the University of Georgia. Ben also serves on the Board of Directors for Georgia HIMSS, Georgia QuickStart, TAG Logistics Society and Aerotropolis Atlanta Alliance.